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Data protection law in the United Kingdom is undergoing a time of considerable turmoil. Despite the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union, EU institutions reported in February of this year that the country’s data privacy standards are still fairly similar to those of other EU member states.
A BeRea appl, a new social media platform, has recently achieved significant popularity. The application notifies all users in a given vicinity to take a shot (using both the front and rear cameras) within two minutes.
The risks of improperly managing a privacy breach are high, but unfortunately not uncommon. A data breach puts immense pressure on a company to complete a lengthy and at times ambiguous to-do list of GDPR requirements which often takes up too much of the precious 72h time window allowed for reporting.
First thing that comes to mind, when thinking about causes of data breaches, is a malicious attack by a hacker. Since privacy incidents might be considered a crime, it is natural to automatically associate them with a criminal.
Widely-processed personal data in the contemporary world requires new assessments of the rules to accurately protect rights and freedoms of the individuals. The General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR), implemented in May 2018, led to a greater harmonisation of privacy rules in European Union.
The number 1 cause for data breach incidents in 2019 was phishing and social engineering campaigns. These attacks are delivered via email 97% of the time and are designed to convince their recipients to give away their security credentials.
There are many hypotheses trying to figure out the source of right to be forgotten. Some scholars take the view that the right derives from the history of Europe where totalitarian regime took the lives of many people just because they had Jewish origins.
A LegalTech start-up run by a female founder gets early traction in Warsaw with Dentons Poland and Santander Bank Poland and looks to expand to London, the RegTech European capital for further development and growth.
For years fictional smart homes have been portrayed in books and movies. Nowadays, fiction becomes true. Everyone can move to an apartment where every device is tailored to them. Growing technology facilitates people’s life, however, it also poses many risks and raises a lot of legal challenges.
This is a very real concern, as some of the most common remote working risk behaviors include weak passwords, logging in to unsecured wireless networks, and misplaced devices. Also, many employees who work from home share a computer with other household members, making corporate data especially susceptible to a breach.